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Term: Gelisols
Definition: Soil order (type) of the United States Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Classification System. This soil is common to high latitude tundra environments. The main identifying feature of this soil is a layer of permafrost within one meter of the soil surface.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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